Mechanical Fitter

Posted 10 May by Demob Job Ltd
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Demob Job Reference: J4206

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter

Location: Tonbridge, Kent

Salary: £28,722 + overtime + benefits

Our client is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter at their site in Tonbridge, Kent. The successful candidate will be responsible for working in the factory assembling machinery on different parts of the production process.


Mechanical Fitter Responsibilities:
- The successful candidate will be responsible for working in the factory and assembling machinery together from initial chassis through to frame, body and other associated parts.
- Operating overhead cranes and lifting assembly parts onto frame, bolting down and greasing parts.
- Connecting electrical parts and carrying out tests.
- Following assembly diagrams to ensure that parts are fitted correctly and following specification of the bespoke equipment.
- Dealing with electrical wiring looms, diverting to different parts of the chassis and fixing into place then testing.
- You will be dealing with a variety of different pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical systems.
- Fault finding across mechanical and electrical systems.

Mechanical Fitter Requirements:
- Must be an experienced Mechanical Engineer and have worked on vehicles, plant, ground support or similar equipment.
- Ideally you will have electrical experience and be able to test wiring looms.
- Experience with hydraulics and pneumatics.
- Have solid working knowledge of fault finding, rectification and testing across mechanical and electrical systems.
- Flexible with regards to working overtime.

Mechanical Fitter Benefits:
- £28,722 annual salary.
- Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm.
- 25 days holiday plus 8 stats.
- Pension scheme, Healthcare plan.
- Uniform and PPE provided.
- Opportunity to join a well-established company with impressive future growth plans.

NOTE - Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force with a Vehicle Mechanic, Ground Support or Plant Equipment background.

Required skills

  • Assembling
  • Fault Finding
  • Hydraulics
  • Mechanic

Reference: 42669341

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